11
Jan

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Atlanta United players celebrate with the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy after defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Been busy covering lots of football but here’s another Best of 2018 blog featuring my best Soccer images of 2018.

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Posted in Best of, California, Georgia, MLS, Soccer, Sports   Leave a comment
30
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
San Francisco Giants outfielder Evan Longoria poses for a portrait in a laundry room during media day at Scottsdale Stadium.

Welcome to the next category in my Best of 2018 series with my Best Baseball images of 2018. Continue on to see them all!

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30
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 10,000iso, f2.8, 1/40th, Aperture Priority
A stadium security guard stands with her hand over her heart as Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) sit in silent protest during the national anthem prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Up next in my Best of 2018 photo galleries are my best reaction photos of the year. Continue on to see them all!

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Posted in Arizona, ASU, Baseball, Basketball, Best of, Bowl Game, California, Cardinals, Colorado, Daytona, Diamondbacks, Drag Racing, Florida, Football, Georgia, Indy Cars, IRL, Kansas, Las Vegas, Minnesota, MLB, MMA, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHRA, Racing, Seattle, Soccer, Sports, Super Bowl, Texas, UFC   Leave a comment
26
Dec
 

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f7.1, 1/30th, Manual with Strobes
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan poses for a portrait during a photo shoot at Don Schumacher Racing.

With 2018 almost in the books its time for my Best of blogs spanning multiple categories across sports. Lets kick it off with the best images from my favorite sport, NHRA Drag Racing!

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Posted in Arizona, Best of, California, Colorado, Crash, Drag Racing, Firebird International Raceway, Georgia, Kansas, Las Vegas, Minnesota, NHRA, Pocket Wizard, Portraits, Racing, Remote Camera, Sports, Tennessee, Texas   Leave a comment
14
Dec

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual
IndyCar Series driver Will Power raises his fist as he is hoisted up by crew members after winning the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

 

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22
May

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual

During the Monday rain delayed NHRA Heartland Nationals I would witness one of the rarest crashes that can happen as top alcohol dragster driver Steve Collier would ride out the dreaded blowover, the first at an NHRA event in 11 years!  Continue on to see my full sequence from start to finish….

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Posted in Crash, Drag Racing, Kansas, NHRA, Racing, Sports   Leave a comment
29
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority

During the second round of eliminations at the NHRA Gatornationals I would witness one of the rarest things that can happen in the sport when funny car drivers Robert Hight and Matt Hagan would BOTH blow the bodies off their cars in spectacular fiery explosions.   Continue on to see my view of something I can almost guarantee that I will never witness for the rest of my life!

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Posted in Crash, Drag Racing, Florida, NHRA, Racing, Sports   Leave a comment
22
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 800mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon (9) flies airborne as Helio Castroneves (3) drives under him during the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Even though its almost April of 2018, I’ve finally had the time to finish my Best of 2017 photo blogs with my best Crash and Burn images of the year!

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22
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 250iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority

During the second round of qualifying at the 49th annual NHRA Gatornationals, funny car drive John Force would suffer his third major body destroying explosion of the year in his Peak Auto sponsored Chevy.

Continue on to see the full sequence!

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Posted in Crash, Drag Racing, Florida, NHRA, Racing, Sports   Leave a comment
06
Mar

Canon 1Dx mk2, 24-70mm, 160iso, f8, 30 seconds, Manual
Twin lightning bolts strike in Glendale, AZ as viewed from my backyard during a summer monsoon storm.

Been so crazy busy lately I haven’t had time to finish the final two categories in my Best of 2017 blog posts. Here are my favorite scenery/nature photos of the year.  All photos are available for purchase!

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Posted in Arizona, Best of, Desert, Kansas, Las Vegas, Lightning, Scenic, Sports, weather, Wildlife   Leave a comment

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